Definitions for satiricalsəˈtɪr ɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•tir•i•calsəˈtɪr ɪ kəl(adj.)

also sa•tir′ic

  1. of or characterized by satire.

  2. indulging in or given to satire.

Origin of satirical:

1520–30; < LL satiric(us) (satir(a)satire+-icus -ic ) + -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. satirical, satiric(adj)

    exposing human folly to ridicule

    "a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. satirical(adjective)əˈtɪr ɪ kəl

    using satire

    a satirical play


  1. satirical(Adjective)

    of, pertaining to or connected with satire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satirical(adj)

    of or pertaining to satire; of the nature of satire; as, a satiric style

  2. Satirical(adj)

    censorious; severe in language; sarcastic; insulting

Anagrams of satirical

  1. racialist

Translations for satirical

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of satire

satirical writing.

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